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Our team regularly releases new polls and thought pieces on public affairs, marketing, and generational differences (including Canadian Millennials). We strive to generate high quality insights while being transparent and honest about our methods. You can access all our polls and insights on this page.


Thoughts + Findings

31 | 10 | 2013

Tory base questions Harper’s credibility

BY DAVID AKIN ,PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU CHIEF OTTAWA – When Prime Minister Stephen Harper steps to the podium Friday night in Calgary and looks […]

By: David
09 | 10 | 2013

Globe and Mail: Pollsters finally call an election correctly

ÉRIC GRENIER Globe and Mail Wednesday, Oct. 09 2013, 9:32 AM EDT After the disasters in British Columbia and Alberta, […]

By: David
03 | 10 | 2013

Chronicle Herald: Poll offers different picture of race

October 2, 2013 – 9:22pm PAUL MCLEOD STAFF REPORTER The provincial election race may be tighter than previously thought, says a […]

By: David
26 | 09 | 2013

Postmedia: Mainstream media still tops at influencing public opinion: poll

Tobi Cohen Published: September 26, 2013, 5:33 pm OTTAWA — Social media sites like Twitter may seem like all the […]

By: David
10 | 09 | 2013

Sun News: Summer ends with three-way tie among federal party support

DAVID AKIN | PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU CHIEF After a summer of one embarrassing Senate scandal after another, Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are likely to […]

By: David
05 | 09 | 2013

Les miserables: Millennials plagued by stress, anxiety and rising obesity

SOURCE: POSTMEDIA NEWS Misty Harris Published: September 4, 2013, 3:00 pm When Alexandra Knoll landed a job that was actually […]

By: David
04 | 09 | 2013

99 problems and a niche is one: Challenges abound as Millennials seek their happy place

SOURCE: POSTMEDIA NEWS Misty Harris Published: September 3, 2013, 3:00 pm Millennials grew up being told they could do anything. […]

By: David
04 | 09 | 2013

Generation Why: Millennials will “reinvent everything” – just as soon as they land careers and leave home

SOURCE: POSTMEDIA NEWS Misty Harris Published: September 2, 2013, 3:00 pm They’re your office interns, retail checkout clerks, and disembodied drive-thru […]

By: David
15 | 08 | 2013

Allstate Survey: Condo owners’ lack of insurance knowledge puts them at financial risk

SOURCE: Allstate Canada   Allstate Canada launches contest to find GTA Condo Hero TORONTO – August 15, 2013 – New research conducted […]

By: David
27 | 06 | 2013

Allstate Survey: Gen X worst distracted driving culprits; most Canadians perceive behaviour negatively even as this behaviour increases

SOURCE: Allstate Canada Allstate cautions motorists as July is among deadliest on Canada’s roads TORONTO, June 27, 2013 — July […]

By: David
26 | 06 | 2013

52% of survey respondents didn’t know Canada is trying to secure EU trade deal

JESSICA HUME | QMI AGENCY OTTAWA – A small majority of Canadians who responded to a new survey had no idea the […]

By: David
26 | 06 | 2013

Canadians see Snowden as whistleblower, but many welcome targeted terrorist surveillance

BY JESSICA HUME ,PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU OTTAWA — Edward Snowden, who leaked what he contends are privacy violations by the U.S. government, […]

By: David

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